How much does a Research Associate II make?

Updated May 5, 2021

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$60,346 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,012 salaries

$45K

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$60K

Average

$81K

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The national average salary for a Research Associate II is $60,346 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Associate II salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,012 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Associate II employees.

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Associate Research Assistant$54,097 /yr
L3
Senior Research Assistant$52,562 /yr
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University of Miami
4

University of Miami

Research Associate II

$43,204

 /yr
Range: $23K - $78K
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$23K

$78K

$22,890 - $78,391 Range

City of Hope
3.5

City of Hope

Research Associate II

$53,175

 /yr
Range: $41K - $76K

$41K

$76K

$41,141 - $76,146 Range

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
4.3

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Research Associate II

$51,493

 /yr
Range: $34K - $74K

$34K

$74K

$33,600 - $74,182 Range

The University of Texas Medical Branch
3.8

The University of Texas Medical Branch

Research Associate II

$46,020

 /yr
Range: $28K - $66K

$28K

$66K

$28,043 - $65,714 Range

Zymergen
3.2

Zymergen

Research Associate II

$73,234

 /yr
Range: $56K - $105K

$56K

$105K

$55,604 - $105,148 Range

Evidera
3.2

Evidera

Research Associate II

$82,355

 /yr
Range: $58K - $127K

$58K

$127K

$57,685 - $127,441 Range

Illumina
4

Illumina

Research Associate II

$64,737

 /yr
Range: $51K - $83K

$51K

$83K

$51,052 - $83,216 Range

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United BioSource
3

United BioSource

Research Associate II

$65,338

 /yr
Range: $52K - $109K

$52K

$109K

$51,943 - $108,978 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4.1

Kaiser Permanente

Research Associate II

$56,372

 /yr
Range: $40K - $86K

$40K

$86K

$40,439 - $86,210 Range

BioMarin Pharmaceutical
4

BioMarin Pharmaceutical

Research Associate II

$82,280

 /yr
Range: $62K - $112K

$62K

$112K

$62,323 - $112,275 Range

Intrexon
2.3

Intrexon

Research Associate II

$62,968

 /yr
Range: $41K - $74K

$41K

$74K

$41,298 - $74,336 Range

University of Alabama in Huntsville
4.3

University of Alabama in Huntsville

Research Associate II

$51,187

 /yr
Range: $22K - $78K

$22K

$78K

$22,336 - $77,956 Range

CRISPR Therapeutics
3.5

CRISPR Therapeutics

Research Associate II

$77,326

 /yr
Range: $70K - $93K

$70K

$93K

$69,518 - $92,709 Range

Beckman Research Institute

Research Associate II

$59,095

 /yr
Range: $44K - $67K

$44K

$67K

$44,161 - $67,389 Range

R&D Systems
2.7

R&D Systems

Research Associate II

$55,947

 /yr
Range: $47K - $74K

$47K

$74K

$46,544 - $73,552 Range

AstraZeneca
4.2

AstraZeneca

Research Associate II

$71,307

 /yr
Range: $52K - $93K

$52K

$93K

$52,463 - $93,092 Range

Medical College of Wisconsin
3.8

Medical College of Wisconsin

Research Associate II

$52,883

 /yr
Range: $30K - $62K

$30K

$62K

$29,958 - $61,843 Range

Baxter
3.8

Baxter

Research Associate II

$83,114

 /yr
Range: $67K - $96K

$67K

$96K

$66,546 - $96,000 Range

NanoString
4

NanoString

Research Associate II

$56,307

 /yr
Range: $26K - $76K

$26K

$76K

$25,646 - $76,121 Range

J Craig Venter Institute
2.8

J Craig Venter Institute

Research Associate II

$45,246

 /yr
Range: $37K - $56K

$37K

$56K

$36,567 - $56,276 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Research Associate II salaries

The average salary for a Research Associate II is $60,346 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 2012 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Associate II employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Research Associate II in United States is $80,617 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Associate II in United States is $45,172 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent research associate ii salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$60,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$68,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $68,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$4,000
monthly
A Research Associate in the Ann Arbor, MI Area area reported making $4,000 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Ann Arbor, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$100,000
per year
A Research Associate in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k stock bonus
Job Highlights
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$32,000
per year
A Research Associate in the South Bend, IN Area area reported making $32,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
South Bend, IN Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$60,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$55,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$53,560
per year
A Research Associate in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $53,560 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$58,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Bozeman, MT Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bozeman, MT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$70,000
per year
A Research Associate II in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
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